‘The Playboy Club’ Reunion 2023 — Is It Happening?

The Playboy Club Reunion, the one we've been wanting for 1 year?

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Can you believe it's been 10 years since the Playboy Club first aired?! (10 years, 3 months, 29 days to be exact.)

Why in the world did the Playboy Club end?

When the Playboy Club came to an end after 1 year in October 2011, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian), Bunny Janie (Jenna Dewan) and Carol-Lynne (Laura Benanti). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.

Would a Playboy Club reunion disappoint people?

The Playboy Club aired from 2011-2011 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Benanti said she's not sure if the Playboy Club would work today. “I don't want to see old Carol-Lynne,” she told a journalist (Benanti turned 42 in July). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.

Still hoping for a Playboy Club movie?

In a recent interview, Cassidy Freeman (who played Frances Dunhill) said she can't imagine a Playboy Club reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”

Co-star David Krumholtz (who played Billy Rosen) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Playboy Club movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”

On the subject of whether there could be a Playboy Club film, Jenna Dewan stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”

What about a Playboy Club reboot?

Recasting the Playboy Club for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.

Be it in the form of a Playboy Club reunion, a Playboy Club movie, or a Playboy Club reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?

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